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Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry


This official journal for microscopy in dentistry will serve the dental profession and the public by being a source of scientific, evidence-based information and an advocate on the advantages of the stereomicroscope and associated techniques in microdentistry. The Journal will publish peer-reviewed articles related to microscopy and ergonomics in all aspects of treatment and be published twice in 2020 with a 20,000-print run.

The Journal invites industry participation for providing valuable educational content, related to microscopes, enhancement for the scope, and ergonomics. It will work to educate non-microscope users and dispel the myths that dissuade dentists from adopting the microscope and similar technologies that support enhanced vision and ergonomics. Through this peer reviewed scientific publication, AMED seeks to enhance the respect and prestige for microscopic dentistry.

The journal will launch in August 2020 and be received by all members of AMED, but also distributed widely at dental meetings and be available for digital distribution on www.microscopedentistry.com.

Our Contributors and Reviewers will represent some of the foremost microscope dentists in the country. Journal Editor is Claudia C Cotca, DDS, MPH

Dr. Claudia C Cotca, is a three time graduate of the University of Michigan, where she received a Bachelor of Science with Chemistry Degree and Cellular Molecular Biology, Master of Public Health in Toxicology, and Doctor of Dental Surgery. Dr. Cotca, an international lecturer and aesthetic restorative dentist, founded the Washington Institute for Dentistry & Laser Surgery in Washington DC, a private practice Institute with focus on technology and interdisciplinary smile reconstruction within systemic coordinates. Dr. Cotca has served on international and national boards and committees including American Academy of Oral Medicine, American Diabetes Association DC Leadership Board, the ADA Standards Committee on Dental Products, Subcommittee on Lasers, Whitening, Biological Evaluation, CAD/CAM and Ceramics, where she serves as an ANSI US Delegate to International Organizations of Standardization, among others. Since 2001 she has been involved in health policy and legislation representing the ADA and AAOM and others as Spokesperson and Dental Expert on Capitol Hill, continues to testify before United States Congress, and is a television and print media Oral Health Expert for ABC News, NBC News, and other news platforms. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Oral Medicine, International College of Dentists, Pierre Fauchard Academy and is a member of the International College of Prosthodontists and American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, among others.


Editorial Review Board

(as of 12/2018)

Dr. Claudia Cotca, Editor
dr@dclaserdentist.com

Dr. Jean Wu

Dr. Jeff Hamilton

Dr. Glenn Van As

Dr. Wayne Remington

Dr. Juan Carlos Ortiz Hugues

Dr. Ron Tankersley

Dr. Richard Roadcap

Dr. Mayer Levy

Editorial Submission Deadline:

January 2021 Issue: September 30, 2020.

All submissions should be sent to Dr. Claudia C Cotca at dr@dclaserdentist.com.

Please submit and recruit others to submit original evidence-based scientific and educational articles by September 30, 2020.

Guidelines for Authors


Journal of the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry

Introduction


The Journal of the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry is published semiannually by the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry. In addition, the Journal is available online at https://microscopedentistry.com/. Contents include peer reviewed scientific articles and abstracts, industry news and information, Academy news and information, and editorials.

Editor’s Policy


Previously published manuscripts and manuscripts under consideration at other journals will not be accepted, except at the discretion of the editor. Opinions and statements of fact are the sole responsibility of the author, and not the editor or staff of the Journal.

Manuscripts may be submitted to one or more editorial reviewers prior to publication. The identity of authors will be disclosed to reviewers when manuscripts are considered for publication. Reviewers will remain anonymous to authors, except upon written request of the reviewer.

Manuscript Submission

Original manuscripts of 700 to 1500 words on average will be considered for publication. This does not include space required for abstracts, illustrations, and references. An abstract of 75-100 words must be included. Text is subject to editing for grammar, spelling, style, and space limitations. The author’s name, title, degrees awarded, address, phone number, and e-mail address must be included. Larger manuscripts are considered at the discretion of the Editor.

Authors are encouraged to consult references such as the fifteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2003) to assist in preparation of text and references. All manuscripts must be in Microsoft Word format, and be submitted by e-mail, dr@dclaserdentist.com, or CD.

Authors are strongly encouraged to include only illustrations in digital format, such as JPEGs. Prints and slides will be considered, but conversion to another format may preclude their use. The top of all illustrations must be clearly indicated, and each should be numbered and referenced in the text.

References

All references must be numbered and keyed to the text. Authors must supply the following: name of author(s), title, name of periodical, volume, number, page numbers, and date. More than three authors should be followed by et al.

Books referenced should include author, title, name of publisher and location. Personal communications are acceptable only if a signed and dated copy is made available to the Journal.

Copyrights and Disclosures

The Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry will retain copyright ownership for all manuscripts accepted for publication. The author(s) agree to forgo copyrights and ownership of such manuscripts. The Journal reserves the right to edit both the title and the text of manuscripts accepted.

Authors must disclose any financial considerations, professional interests, or organizational affiliations that may influence content of the manuscript or the opinion of the author. Every attempt will be made to notify authors of manuscript acceptance prior to publication. Illustrations and CDs submitted for consideration cannot be returned; it is the responsibility of the author to retain copies prior to submission. Please allow up to twelve months after receipt for editorial review.

Submissions

All Submissions should be sent to Dr. Claudia C Cotca at dr@dclaserdentist.com electronically. Should the document that is to be sent be too large please contact Dr. Claudia C Cotca via email and she will direct you where to download the article.


Mailing Address:


Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry
3820 Northdale Blvd. Suite 205A
Tampa, FL 33624

TELEPHONE:


813-444-1011

EMAIL:

dgoldman@amgoldman.com